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2016 BMW X5 M vs. 2016 Cadillac Escalade ESV Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Cadillac Escalade ESV than in the BMW X5 M, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Cadillac Escalade ESV will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X5 M.

Convenience
With the Cadillac Escalade ESV, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the BMW X5 M, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW X5 M is somewhat more expensive than the Cadillac Escalade ESV. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the BMW X5 M and the Cadillac Escalade ESV have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW X5 M is much slimmer than the Cadillac Escalade ESV, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW X5 M, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Cadillac Escalade ESV.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X5 M transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Cadillac Escalade ESV.

Handling
The BMW X5 M has a smaller turning radius than the Cadillac Escalade ESV, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Cadillac Escalade ESV is clearly the choice over the BMW X5 M for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X5 M greatly out-muscles the Cadillac Escalade ESV.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the BMW X5 M seats a lot fewer people than the Cadillac Escalade ESV. The BMW X5 M has significantly less cargo capacity than the Cadillac Escalade ESV.

Warranty
The BMW X5 M comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Cadillac Escalade ESV.

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2016 BMW
X5 M

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MSRP*: $98,800

2016 Cadillac
Escalade ESV

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MSRP*: $75,970 - $94,950
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City MPG: 14 14 - 15
Highway MPG: 19 20 - 22
Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $91,395 $71,032 - $88,778

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Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.